The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering is a Learned Academy operating as an independent, non-political and expert think tank that helps Australians understand and use technology to solve complex problems.
We bring together Australia’s leading experts in applied science, technology and engineering to provide impartial, practical and evidence-based advice on how to achieve sustainable solutions and advance prosperity.
Bring science and industry together for a better digital future
Australia is not in the driving seat when it comes to the digital transformation currently underway worldwide, with scientists calling on researchers and industry to work together to ensure Australia benefits from a rapidly expanding sector.
The technology behind better, cheaper solar panels
Professor Thorsten Trupke and Adjunct Associate Professor Robert Bardos explain how their research has transformed the development of solar cells, with their technology sold to almost all leading manufacturers in the solar panel supply chain globally.
Shifting gears – preparing for a transport revolution
With Australia’s geographic isolation and long distances between large urban centres, the transport sector will be one area that is both significantly disrupted and revolutionised by technological transformation. Read our report into the future of transport.